Man simultaneously tasered & teargassed by French cops turns into fireball

Bodycam footage of an altercation between an already injured man and French police captures the moment the suspect burst into flames after being simultaneously tear gassed and tasered. The video has been making rounds online.

The shocking video was captured by the bodycam of one of the officers involved in the incident, which dates back to July 2013, but has surfaced on social media only this week.

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  • clownloach

    Sharia police?

  • Blacksmith

    The Mythbusters did an episode on this a few years ago. I wonder if this was the one that prompted the show?

  • Editor

    I’m not giggling . . . I swear.

  • tom_billesley
  • simus1

    Is RT trying to imply that this is a bad thing?

  • seaoh

    This happened years ago on Rikers Island leading to not only a law suit but retraining and new use of force policies. Once an inmate has been peppered they can not be tazzed. Which can be a problem especially with mentally ill inmates (MO’s) that don’t always react to getting sprayed.

    While surrounding officers are coughing up a storm